Two titans in the local retail clothing retail world are joining forces, bringing downtown St. John’s a department store with more. Screen-printing company Living Planet and the fashion retailer, Johnny Ruth, are shacking up in a new, bigger space at 181 Water Street. Opening December 1st, the store will carry Johnny Ruth’s hand-picked clothing, boots, accessories, a denim department and an expanded jewelry department. Living Planet’s contribution includes local hand made silk screened t-shirts and pillows, an expanded gift and book area, as well as baby and youth departments. Formerly Woof Design, the new location will also stock Woof’s handmade sweaters.